Nostalgia Highway

Family reunites father with beloved Porsche 914 as Christmas gift

(December 29, 2018) The family of an Illinois man has reunited him with his beloved 1976 Porsche 914 that he sold more than two decades ago. Richard Lotesta originally bought the car in 1978. He enjoyed it so much that he joined the Porsche Club of America and became an avid amateur racer.

World's largest collector car auction returns to Kissimmee Jan. 3-13


1969 L88 Chevy Corvettes

(December 27, 2018) WALWORTH, Wis. — Now spanning 11 days and boasting an estimated 3,500 classic and collector cars slated to cross the auction block, Mecum’s Kissimmee, Fla., auction will again take the title of the world’s largest when it returns to Osceola Heritage Park Jan. 3-13. The massive event will cover more than 60 acres and feature at least two dozen private collections, 3,000 items of Road Art, the Mecum Midway of food, exhibitors and various live entertainment acts on the Midway stage, the Dodge Thrill Ride, and, of course, the ceaseless high-energy Mecum auction action.

Fourth annual Future Classic Car Show to be held Jan. 19

(December 25, 2018) PHOENIX — The Future Classic Car Show will celebrate its fourth anniversary on Jan. 19, hosting 65 significant vehicles viewed as future collectibles during Arizona auction week. The free event will take place at Scottsdale Quarter.

Barrett-Jackson has vast collection of Camaros at auction


1967 Chevrolet Camaro Z/28

(December 22, 2018) SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Barrett-Jackson is building its Scottsdale docket with an incredible showing of classic and late-model Chevrolet Camaros from every generation since the American muscle car first rolled in to dealerships over 50 years ago The Camaros will be part of Barrett-Jackson’s 48th Annual Scottsdale Auction, Jan. 12-20, at WestWorld of Scottsdale.

Barnett-Jackson hauling in loads of collector trucks and SUVs for auction


1930 Ford Model AA ice truck

(December 16, 2018) SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Some of the world’s most desirable collectible trucks, SUVs and off-road vehicles will muscle their way across the block during Barrett-Jackson’s 48th Annual Scottsdale Auction Jan. 12-20, at WestWorld of Scottsdale. Joining the procession of truck-based collector vehicles headed to Scottsdale are makes from the 1930s to the latest models rolling off the production lines.

Film depicts how Ford constructed the 1962 Fairlane

(December 13, 2018) A fascinating video from a publicity film produced for the Ford Motor Company at the Dearborn Assembly Plant shows in detail how a 1962 Ford Fairlane was constructed. The factory, located at the huge Ford River Rouge Complex, began operations in 1928 manufacturing the Model A Ford. At that point it was the most extensive factory system in the world.

48th annual Barrett-Jackson auction is for Mustang lovers


1965 pre-production Ford Mustang

(December 10, 2018) SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Barrett-Jackson is rounding up some of the best examples of classic and late-model Ford Mustangs to cross the auction block during its 48th Annual Scottsdale Auction, Jan. 12-20 at WestWorld of Scottsdale.

A holiday homecoming — VW Beetle owner of 51 years reunited with 'Annie'

(December 8, 2018) HERNDON, Va. — Kathleen Brooks bought her first Beetle in December 1966 in Riverside, Calif. — a red 1967 model she quickly named “Annie.” Ever since, Annie has been Kathleen’s daily transportation, racking up more than 350,000 miles over 51 years, or enough to circle the globe 14 times, and Kathleen, now 73, still drives Annie to work.

Rare models power Jasper52 European collector car auction


1975 Great London Taxi

(December 4, 2018) NEW YORK — Jasper52's inaugural collector car auction on Dec. 10 features a variety of outstanding vehicles — rally and track cars, supercars, touring cars and off-road machines. This groundbreaking sale includes cars located in Europe that were selected expressly for collectors in the United States.

RM Sotheby's to auction rare and iconic hot rods at Petersen Museum


1932 Ford Lloyd Bakan Coupe

(November 28, 2018) LOS ANGELES — The Petersen Automotive Museum will host an RM Sotheby’s auction on Dec. 8 marking the first time the museum has been the location for an auction since its $90-million remodel in 2015. Topping the list of exceptional cars offered is an assortment of historically significant period-correct customs and Southern California hot rods, harkening back to the “Hot Rod Magazine” empire built by Petersen Founder and namesake Robert E. Petersen more than 70 years ago.

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